Archives for July 2010

Sparrows get drive-through food




Sparrows in an East Cumbrian town have found a unique way of finding food. Cars arriving at the Co-Operative store in Kirkby Stephen are given a … [Read more...]




Record breeding year for World Owl Trust




2010 is proving to be a record breaking breeding year for the World Owl Trust at Muncaster Castle near Ravenglass in the Western Lake District, with … [Read more...]




Humber Avocet colony expands




A failing breeding avocet colony on the Humber has enjoyed a dramatic reversal in fortunes with its most successful season ever, thanks to a major … [Read more...]




Red Kites return to the Lake District




The Forestry Commission is spearheading a three-year project to reintroduce red kites into parts of the Lake District. This is the first operation … [Read more...]




Ten years of saving skylarks




The RSPB’s ten year long project at Hope Farm in the Cambridgeshire countryside has been a "bigger success than expected", says the charity. The … [Read more...]




Cash boost for Otter project




Durham Biodiversity Partnership has received a £141.323 funding boost from SITA Trust to carry out a three year project to consolidate the existing … [Read more...]